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My microwave's timer is counting down but the oven is not actually cooking, why?

  • Cooking Issues
  • Not Heating
  • Troubleshooting
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Last Updated 20/08/2014


    The display shows the timer counting down but the oven is 

      not cooking, why?


Detailed Answer


     Check that door is firmly closed.  Check that timer was not

       started instead of a cooking function.


     For safety reasons the microwave will not operate if the door

        is not fully closed.







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